POLITICAL observations & opinions

* John McCain has become the sort of politician he once despised

Posted by Lew Weinstein on September 16, 2008

Richard Cohen writes in today’s Washington Post …

  • “Actually, they are not lies,” John McCain said.
  • Actually, they are.
  • He has become the sort of politician he once despised.
  • His opportunistic and irresponsible choice of Sarah Palin as his political heir — the person in whose hands he would leave the country — is a form of personal treason, a betrayal of all he once stood for.
  • Palin, no matter what her other attributes, is shockingly unprepared to become president. McCain knows that.
  • McCain means to win, which is all right; he means to win at all costs, which is not.

Read Richard Cohen’s entire article at … http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/15/AR2008091502406.html?hpid%3Dopinionsbox1&sub=new

 

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